If sweet alyssum
is too dainty for you, try plants that cover themselves in summer with bigger white blossoms (see the list at left for suggestions).
Our collection includes alyssum
, antirrhinum, cornflower, gypsophila, love-in-a-mist and poppy - all gorgeous cottage garden blooms.
For a romantic look, blend together primroses in soft pastel shades, then add a lacy ruff of white sweet alyssum
around them as shown at right.
Plant mums, pansies, violas, alyssum
, primroses, stock and snapdragons for instant color.
WHITE arabis, pink and mauve phlox, purple and wine-coloured aubretia, golden alyssum
and blue dwarf campanula will be a blaze of colour at this time of year.
Examples include juniper (juniperus communis repanda), broom (genista lydia), honeysuckle (lonicera pileata, toxic), alyssum
saxatile), stonecrop (sedum acre, toxic) and throatwort (uvularia grandifora).
Your free seeds will be picked from the Sunday Mail lucky dip, which includes favourites such as Alyssum
, Corn Cockle, Lobelia, Lavatera, Nigella, Wallflowers and many more.
Your free six-pack is one each of alyssum
, antirrhinum, cornflower, gypsophila, love-in-a-mist and poppy - all absolutely free.
Hardy annuals such as calendula (English marigold) and alyssum
can be sown in pots in the greenhouse.
Corn cockle, honeywort, love-in-a-mist, Shirley poppy, sweet alyssum
She even includes lists of symbolic plants, such as alyssum
, which means ``worth beyond beauty,'' mums for ``love and truth,'' and white clover, which means ``think of me.
Favourites include aubrieta, Alyssum
saxatile, campanula, helianthemum, phlox and lithospermum.
Your free packet will be picked at random from the Sunday Mail lucky dip, which includes alyssum
, marigolds, stocks, pansies, cornflowers, foxgloves and many more.
Our glorious flower mixes will put a spring in your step when you sow pretty cornflower, gypsophila and love-in-a-mist, sweet alyssum
, or vibrant antirrhinum and poppy.
Sow impatiens first, then Iobelia, petunias, dwarf zinnias, marigolds, and sweet alyssum